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Yomiuri Shimbun

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The Yomiuri Shimbun (読売新聞) is a Japanese newspaper published in Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, and so on. Founded in 1874, it is the world's largest newspaper, circulating well over 10 million copies daily. It is printed twice a day in several local editions.

It also publishes The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's largest English-language newspaper. As a supplement to the daily edition, a weekly newsmagazine – The Yomiuri Weekly – is circulated. It also publishes the daily Hochi Shimbun, a sport-specified daily newspaper, weekly and monthly magazines and books.

Yomiuri Shimbun is also known as the de facto financial patron of the baseball team Tokyo Giants and the soccer team Tokyo Verdi.

GuinnessWorldRecords.com credits it with a combined morning and evening circulation of 14,323,781 throughout January 2002, a world record.

See also: Japanese media

Offices of the Yomiuri Shimbun

  • Tokyo Office
Otemachi, Choyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
  • Osaka Office
Nozakicho, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan
  • West Japan Office
Akasaka, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka, Japan

Yomiuri Group

External links

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